satyameva jayate is taken from

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satyamev jayate symbol

These famous Sanskrit words, meaning truth alone triumphs, is the National motto of India. These words, satyameva jayate is taken from mundaka upanishad on 26th January, 1950.

In this article, we are going to take a look at the entire shloka from which these words were taken, along with their meaning, and context.

satyameva jayate is taken from
satyameva jayate is taken from

The famous quote satyameva jayate, seen below the national emblem of India, is actually a part of shloka 3.1.6, of Mundaka Upanishad, One of the 18 principal Upanishads of Indian Philosophy.

Let's look at the full version of the shloka
first :



सत्यमेव जयते नानृतं सत्येन पन्था विततो देवयानः ।
satyameva jayate nānṛtaṃ
satyena panthāh vitato devayānaḥ

येनाक्रमन्त्यृषयो ह्याप्तकामा यत्र तत् सत्यस्य परमं निधानम् ॥
yenākramantya ṛṣayo hyāptakāmāh
yatra tat satyasya paramaṃ nidhānam



The meaning, of this shloka, is
 Truth alone triumphs; not untruth. It is through Truth, that the path to the Divine is laid Sages, follow this path, which fulfils all their desires and reach that, which is the ultimate source of Truth.

If you wish to get into the deeper philosophical understanding, of this truth vs untruth business, I have one of the best clarifications, that convinced me as to what this nature of truth is.

At the end of this article and we can see to that video clip together.

We'll now explore the usage and prevalence
of this motto. Did you know, that it was on the first republic day, 26th January 1950, that this motto, was adopted under the Indian National Emblem ? It is also inscribed on one side, of all Indian currency.

There words, have also been translated in other languages.

In Latin, it is "Veritas Vincit" and the Tamil People, call it "vazhmaye vellum"
Satyameva jayate, has also been used by various freedom fighters, political leaders, and even TV shows, to create an impact of integrity, honesty, and truth.

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satyamev jayate tv show

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